We're Here All Year-Round!

The State Fairgrounds location in Syracuse puts it at the crossroads of New York’s major Upstate highways, making it an easy drive from anywhere!

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Welcome to the Great New York State Fair

Summer's Best In Show!

Gates open in 267 days

Holiday gifts

 The Great New York State Fair will be back, August 25 - September 5, 2016, but we hope to see you long before then!

The New York State Fairgrounds hosts hundreds of events throughout the year, drawing an estimated 1 million people to an incredible variety of non-fair attractions. Check our online events calendar regularly to make sure you don't miss anything. And if you're looking for a versatile, conveniently located venue to host an event, please contact us about leasing space at our 110-building, 375-acre site.

Upcoming Events

NYS Indoor Kart Racing Championship

Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 11:00am
Center of Progress Building

Christmas Craft & Holiday Market

Friday, December 11, 2015 at 5:00pm
Horticulture Building

Christmas Craft & Holiday Market

Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 10:00am
Horticulture Building

Recent News

Monday, November 30, 2015

SOLD OUT! The Great New York State Fair Cyber Monday Promotion Ends as 20,000…

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Great New York State Fair Doubles Tickets Available for ‘Cyber Monday’ Sale

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Online Ticket Sales Broaden Reach of The 2015 Great New York State Fair

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Andrew M. Cuomo Governor,
State of New York
Richard A. Ball Commissioner,
NYS Dept. of Agriculture & Markets
Troy Waffner Acting Director,
New York State Fair